Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Beer Recipe | All Grain American Pale Ale by Chris Hamilton | Brewer's Friend
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Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

172 calories 17.8 g 330 ml
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Pale Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 21 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 26 liters
Post Boil Size: 22.1 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.047 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.056 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 76% (brew house)
Source: Clone Brews (2nd edition)
Calories: 172 calories (Per 330ml)
Carbs: 17.8 g (Per 330ml)
Created: Wednesday October 19th 2016
1.056
1.014
5.5%
48.2
7.1
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4.60 kg American - Pale 2-Row4.6 kg Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 92%
400 g American - Caramel / Crystal 40L400 g Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 8%
5 kg / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
10 g Cascade10 g Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 7 Boil 90 min 8.44 10%
15 g Cascade15 g Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 7 Boil 60 min 11.83 15%
35 g Cascade35 g Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 7 Aroma 30 min 21.21 35%
40 g Cascade40 g Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 7 Whirlpool 30 min 6.67 40%
100 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
15 L Batch #1 (grain at 20) Strike 72.3 °C 68.3 °C 60 min
7.5 L Batch #2 Infusion -- 76.6 °C 5 min
7.5 L Batch #3 Infusion -- 76.6 °C 5 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 3 L/kg
Starting Grain Temp: 20 °C
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
11 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1.60 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Boil 90 min.
2.70 g Gypsum Water Agt Boil 90 min.
0.50 g Table Salt Water Agt Boil 90 min.
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
1 tsp Gelatin Fining Secondary 2 days
 
Yeast
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
20 - 23 °C
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
18 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 101 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.3 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
73.3 8 21.7 72.4 75.6 0.3
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

https://sierranevada.com/blog/pale-ale-homebrew-recipe/

Sierra Nevada claims 13.3P OG and 2.8P FG, 5.6% ABV, 38 IBU.
This is the same as 1.054 OG and 1.011 FG.

Uses Chico or California ale.

Carbed to 2.3vols. At 20C this is 24.5PSI.

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